The head is round so that we can change the direction of our thinking. (Francis Picabia)

24th ICE/IEE International Technology Management Conference

Dr. Severin Beucker will be co-chair of the session “Sustainability in Innovation & Entrepreneurship”

  • June 2018, Stuttgart, Germany

Researchers, innovators, industrialists, engineers and practitioners are invited to share their insights, practices, projects and case studies that address the conference theme: “Era of connectedness: The future of Technology, Engineering & Innovation in a digital society”. More

International Conference on Raw Materials and Energy in a Circular and Low-Carbon Economy

  • September 2017, Cracow, Poland

"Transformation Towards a Green Economy" is the title of Klaus Fichters lecture on the International Conference on Raw Materials and Energy in a Circular and Low-Carbon Economy. More

A – Z of financing for green economy startups: an introduction to the options

  • July 2017, Berlin, Germany

This event is for everyone interested in funding their clean-tech, green, sustainability startup and those looking to get a good introduction to the various financing are available to startups More

Startup Camp Berlin 2017

Green Startup Focus Camp at SCB17

  • April 2017, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep Institute organizes the green startup focus camp at Startup Camp Berlin 2017 (SCB17), focusing on the needs of early stage green startups. More

Energy Transition Award

Borderstep on the jury of the Start Up Energy Transition Award

  • March 2017, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep helped with the research in the run-up to the competition. Dr. Severin Beucker, founder of and partner in the Borderstep Institute, also brings scientific expertise in the field of energy to the jury. More

Roundtable: “Promoting Green Start-ups”

Part of the PAGE Ministerial Conference

  • 2017, Berlin, Germany

Promoting green start-ups: That is the title of a roundtable organized by Borderstep. The event is part of the PAGE Ministerial Conference "Inclusive and Sustainable Economies Powering the Sustainable Development Goals". More

Building a Global Cleantech Innovation Ecosystem

International Expert Workshop

  • 2014/2015, Berlin, Germany

Together with the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the Borderstep Institute established a forum and network on green innovation with the objective of bringing together leaders in this field from around the globe. More

Tour of Berlin’s Eco-Innovation Hotspots

Borderstep event at International Policy Forum “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries”

  • 2014, Berlin, Germany

In January 2014, Borderstep created a side event at the International Policy Forum “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries” which was organized by GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit). More

Borderstep hosts economic development promoters from Brazil at EUREF Campus

  • 2013, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep and its cooperation partner Climate KIC welcomed a delegation representing the economic development organization SEBRAE from Brazil at the EUREF Campus. More

Borderstep News

Interview: Germany, Green Energy Valley 01.07.2019

Clean Energy Wire interviewed Borderstep founder Prof. Klaus Fichter about the start-up scene in Germany. How important is the engineering spirit of the country? More

StartGreen@School invited to Helsinki 28.06.2019

The Borderstep project StartGreen@School was selected as the German finalist of the European Enterprise Award. The award is aimed at institutions and authorities that have rendered outstanding services to the promotion of entrepreneurial spirit. More

Green Startup Monitor 2018 26.06.2019

Now available in English: The Green Startup Monitor analyses the significance and challenges of those startups whose products and services contribute to the ecological goals of a Green Economy. More